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4th of July Popsicles

4th of July Popsicles

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles!

Meet a Dad: Actor Garfield Wilson

Meet a Dad: Actor Garfield Wilson

Born in Surrey, England to Jamaican parents, actor Garfield Wilson immigrated to Canada at six years old. Since then, he’s been building a career that has encompassed both music and acting. TLMN spoke to Garfield, who is a dedicated dad of three, about his career, parenting during a pandemic, and more.

Easy Summer Cocktail

Easy Summer Cocktail

This is the perfect summer sip—refreshing, special, and able to be prepped ahead of time.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor this weekend and enjoy!

Meet a Dad: Author Jeff Kinney

Meet a Dad: Author Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid has sold over 150 million copies, making it one of the bestselling children’s series of all times. Author Jeff Kinney is a verified celebrity in the genre, and was even named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential People. TLMN shared their interview with this dad of two, where he shares his best tips for raising readers, his own favorite childhood books, advice on getting kids off screens, and details of his latest book.

CPR And AED Awareness

CPR And AED Awareness

Last week was CPR and AED Awareness Week, and we’d like to share some good news regarding heart health and our kids. At the end of April, Florida lawmakers passed a bill that requires all high school grads to have CPR training. The man behind the bill is Shawn Sima, dad to Lexi Sima, who thankfully survived sudden cardiac arrest at just 16 years old. Learn more.

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Introducing new vegetables (like cauliflower) to kids can be tricky. Experts recommend serving it in a form they are familiar with (in this case, tacos). It’s the perfect excuse for Taco Tuesday!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor this weekend and enjoy!

The New “New Normal”

The New “New Normal”

The pandemic may have kept us six feet apart from our friends and extended family, but it did keep us as close to our immediate family as we’ve ever been. As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing marital and family dynamics, anxiety and more. See what psychotherapist and relationship expert Dori Gatter has to say about it.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

It’s Memorial Day weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor during this holiday weekend and enjoy!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is an antioxidant and inflammatory powerhouse. Filled with superfoods like cherries and cacao, it can be made with any kind of milk and different types of nut butter. The best part? It tastes like chocolate covered cherries!

Meet Kristin Verhorevoort

Meet Kristin Verhorevoort

Kristin (32) is a local mom of 2 under 2, whose brand will stick in your head, literally! Learn more about her life in the Corridor and how she juggles work with mommyhood.

Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology

Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology

Zibby Owens is known for her podcast, Moms Don’t Have Time To Read Books, gaining recognition everywhere from Oprah.com to New York magazine. In 2020, she decided to put together a related anthology, a collection of essays covering topics we all deal with—parenthood, fitness, sex, etc…aka life! Learn more about her book “Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology” and her story here.

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Did you know mimosas can be made with more than just orange juice? Well, you do now! We’ve selected five of our favorite recipes to share with you on National Mimosa Day.

Piña Colada Chia Pops

Piña Colada Chia Pops

This sweet treat is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family.

2021 Corridor Area Real Estate Guide

2021 Corridor Area Real Estate Guide

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, the Real Estate market is booming! Whether you’re buying, selling, renting, or want an investment property, this diverse, talented group of Realtors has so much to offer local families! Learn more about them and what to expect for this season on our first ever Real Estate Guide!

Cobb Salad Board

Cobb Salad Board

This Cobb Salad Board is a great way to introduce kids to veggies they might not normally try. Check it out!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor, including the Tulip Festival in Pella.

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